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SBE 26 Seagauge Wave & Tide Recorder - DISCONTINUED

The SBE 26 was discontinued in 2004. Order the SBE 26plus in its place.
The list below includes (as applicable) the current product brochure, manual, and quick guide; software manual(s); and application notes.

For older SBE 26 product manuals, organized by instrument firmware version, click here.

Title Type Publication Date PDF File
SBE 26 Manual Product Manual Thursday, September 8, 2011 26_017.pdf
AN02D: Instructions for Care and Cleaning of Conductivity Cells Application Notes Monday, June 13, 2016 appnote2DJun16.pdf
AN08: Sea-Bird Universal Opto-isolated Junction Box Application Notes Friday, March 7, 2008 appnote08.pdf
AN06: Determination of Sound Velocity from CTD Data Application Notes Tuesday, February 2, 2010 appnote06Aug04.pdf
AN10: Compressibility Compensation of Sea-Bird Conductivity Sensors Application Notes Tuesday, May 7, 2013 appnote10May13.pdf
AN14: 1978 Practical Salinity Scale Application Notes Thursday, January 12, 1989 appnote14.pdf
AN33: Using the DC Opto Isolated Junction Box [PN 91118] Application Notes Saturday, March 3, 2001 appnote33.pdf
AN57: Connector Care and Cable Installation Application Notes Tuesday, May 13, 2014 appnote57Jan14.pdf
AN68: Using USB Ports to Communicate with Sea-Bird Instruments Application Notes Friday, October 19, 2012 appnote68Oct12.pdf
AN69: Conversion of Pressure to Depth Application Notes Monday, July 1, 2002 appnote69.pdf
AN70: Installing Anti-Foulant Device Mount Kit on SBE 4, 16, 19, and 21 Conductivity Cells Application Notes Monday, May 19, 2008 appnote70May08.pdf
AN71: Desiccant Use and Regeneration (drying) Application Notes Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Appnote71May16.pdf
AN83: Deployment of Moored Instruments Application Notes Wednesday, April 12, 2017 appnote83Apr17.pdf
Field Service Bulletin 13: Jackscrew Replacements Field Service Bulletins Monday, March 8, 2010 FSB13.pdf
Seasoft for Waves© is for use with the Seagauge Wave and Tide Recorder — SBE 26plus (current production) or SBE 26 (older version) — and the SBE 53 BPR Bottom Pressure Recorder.
Version 2.0 released September 8, 2011
SeasoftWaves_V2_0.exe for Windows 7/8/10


Many cables, mount kits, and spare parts can be ordered online.

Cables

  • 801385 To computer COM port with power leads (from XSG connector), 2.4 m, DN 32277
  • 801374 To computer COM port (from 4-pin RS-232 Wet-pluggable connector), 2.4 m, DN 32715
  • 801584 To computer COM port (from 6-pin RS-422/RS-485 AG connector), 2.4 m, DN 33051
  • 802124 To computer COM port (from 6-pin RS-422/RS-485 Wet-pluggable connector), 2.4 m, DN 33661
  • 17695 To SBE 4 (RMG connectors),0.28 m, DN 30566
  • 171752 To SBE 4 (Wet-pluggable connectors), 0.28 m, DN 32671

Mount Kits

  • 50102 SBE 26 Mounting Fixture (document 67188)

Spare Parts

  • 60021 Battery end cap hardware & O-ring kit for SBE 16/16plus/16plus-IM/16plus V2/16plus-IM V2, 17plus, 19/19plus/19plus V2, 25, 26/26plus, 53, 54, 55, or AFM (document 67042)
  • 50092 Jackscrew kit for SBE 16, 17plus, 19, 21, 25, 26/26plus, 52-MP, 53, 54, AFM, or PDIM
  • 50056 Hardware kit for SBE 26/26plus, 53, or 54 (document 67016)
  • 801483 9D (10.8 V / 42 AH) lithium battery pack kit (document 67143) for SBE 26 (not plus)
    Note: Batteries not included.
  • 801575 Battery Cover Spacer / Adapter, 12 D alkaline cells to 6 DD Electrochem Lithium cells
  • 801542 AF24173 Anti-Foulant Device (pair, bagged, labeled for shipping)
  • 50315 Anti-foul holder kit (for SBE 4 Conductivity Sensor) — installs on SBE 4 & SeaCATs (not SeaCATplus) to allow use of AF24173 in place of obsolete 24012 Anti-Foulant Devices. Order AF24173 separately. (see Application Note 70)